About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:3 Years

Program Highlights

  • Practical experience via a co-op work term and industry-related projects leads to employment for many program graduates.
  • Hands-on, experiential learning via case studies, computer applications and role-playing.
  • Individualized support from professionally designated (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA, CGA) accounting faculty.
  • Option to acquire a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation via diploma articulation to a qualifying degree program recognized by CPA Ontario.
  • Qualified graduates are eligible to receive advanced standing in an Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) offered through CPA Canada.

Career Opportunities

  • Assistant controller and income tax auditor
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial and cost accountant
  • General accountant
  • Internal auditor
  • Junior accountant in public accounting
  • Management trainee in banking and other business sectors
  • Office manager

Nipissing University Transfer Agreement

Graduates of this program have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Commerce degree or a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Nipissing University at our Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus and online. Learn more.

The co-op program gave me the work experience I needed before I entered the work environment.

Tara Carll, Business Administration - Accounting (Co-op) graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0423 - 3 Years NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2018Closed
January 2019Open
May 2019Not Available
September 2019Open
January 2020Open
May 2020Not Available

Future Study Options


We offer a range of future study options for NC graduates. Visit vnmanga.info/pathways for details.

Transfer Credits

For information about transfer credits, exemptions and prior learning recognition visit vnmanga.info/transfercredit.